Flute & Whistle Books
While the wooden simple-system flute is traditionally used in playing Irish music, a growing number of folk players have adopted the silver flute as a viable alternative. Here for the first time, The Complete Irish Flute Book presents the silver or Boehm flutist with a method for learning authentic Irish ornamentation. Online Audio included.
Beginners of all ages will enjoy learning to play Tinwhistle with the step-by-step method found in this book. Familiar folk melodies abound in this comprehensive collection of easy-to-play literature. Carefully sequenced tunes and exercises teach the player to read music notation, and a section is included on Irish ornamentation.
101 excellent traditional dance tunes that, over the years, have been popular in the North-West of England. However, The tunes, were chosen and the settings were derived mainly from manuscripts to be found on The Village Music Project website, along with numerous traditional music books. All are listed inside. The tunes are relatively easy for the average player, are suitable for every instrument associated with traditional music and fall within the range of the D tin whistle, concert flute and D/G melodeon.
An extremely well-written, thorough study into contemporary and traditional tinwhistle music and performance.
Geraldine Cotter, herslf an outstanding performer and teacher of the Irish Tin Whistle has produced a truly complete tutor, incorporating important all important aspects of the instrument. A section of 100 traditional tunes makes this book also makes this an important book for any musician.There is a ' Demo' and a ' Tunes' C.D Available to accompany this book.
A complete guide to the penny whistle for beginning to advanced players. Contains information on modal playing and 56 penny whislte tunes.
A hands-on course in traditional Irish repertoire and technique, featuring a comprehensive audio lesson on CD.